BOJ chief Kuroda sees Japan economy recovering despite pandemic

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Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Thursday stuck to the view that the country's economy is on a recovering trend despite the continuing impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking during a videoconference with the central bank's branch managers, Kuroda also pointed to difficulties companies face raising funds even under the BOJ's accommodative monetary policy, saying the bank will not hesitate to take additional easing steps if needed. "The Japanese economy has picked up as a trend, although it has remained in a severe situation due to the impact of the novel coronavirus at home and a...

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